RICHARD J. LEIDER
DAVID A. SHAPIRO
Repacking Your Bags
LIGHTEN YOUR LOAD
FOR THE GOOD LIFE
Repacking Your Bags
Copyright © 2012 by Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, dis……
Why Did We Redo It Again?
The world told us it was time for another edition of this book.
We knew the concept of Repacking Your Bags had real……
The Question That Started It All …
Does all this make you happy?
— Maasai elder
Richard explains how it all began.
Late one afternoon, on a ……
What Is the Good Life?
In the Woody Allen movie, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays Gil, a successful Hollywood screenwriter visiting Par……
Unpacking Your Bags
In the film, Up in the Air, the George Clooney character, Ryan Bingham, leads a self-help seminar in which he asks part……
Repacking Your Place Bag
Do you have a picture of where in the world you belong? A vision of where you would like to live? What are the cha……
Repacking Your Relationship Bag
We Are All Hadza
In decades of regular “inventure” treks to Tanzania, Richard has had numerous opportunitie……
Repacking Your Work Bag
How Will I Do My Living?
Since our only possession is our life, or rather our living, our most fundamental question……
Repacking On Purpose
How Much Is Enough?
At many points on our journey through life, we have to decide what to take along and what to leave……
The Freedom of the Road
What’s It All About?
The theme song of the 1970s cult movie, Alfie, asks “What’s It All About?” Think of the tune a……
Lightening Your Load
We have heard from hundreds of readers of Repacking. And many have told us the same thing: after finishing the book, th……
The Good Life Inventory
To find out how well your current version of the good life fits your desired vision of “living in the place ……
The Good Life
Choosing the Right Thing to Do, David A. Shapiro, Berrett-Koehler, 1999.
Something to Live For: Finding Your Way in the Second Half of L……
1. May, Rollo, The Courage to Create, New York: Norton, 1975.
2. Olson, Sigurd, Listening Point, New York: Knopf, 1958.
3. Nearing, Helen, Loving and ……
Adaptation to Life (Vaillant), 75
Adler, Alfred, 14
Adriana (fictional character). See Midnight in Paris
aging, imagining, 106–108
Richard J. Leider
Richard J. Leider is a widely read and internationally recognized speaker, author, and life coach. Founder and Chairman of The Inven……
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